Mark down Saturday 20 June for the opening afternoon of First XV rugby in Wellington.
College Sport Wellington have announced that start date in their correspondence on Tuesday afternoon, adding that further details will follow later this week.
Taranaki also announced on Tuesday a start date of 13 June for pre-season/practice matches
Big earthquake to start the week at Club Rugby HQ in Ōhau this morning. That's all we need right now as we move closer to a re-start for community sport.
Government is expected today to announce a decision on removing, or at least expanding on, the 10-person social limit put in
Above: OBU's Greg Mullany sends over the winning kick at the Basin Reserve in their 18-16 win over Tawa. If Tawa had won they would have retained the Swindale Shield, finishing runners-up to MSP the following week.
The 10th and, in the past two years concluding, round of the 2020 Swindale
Above: This week in 2008, OBU beat Norths 37-26 at the Basin Reserve. PHOTO: Chainsaw Photos.
Selected highlights of what happened this week in history in Wellington club rugby.
1968: Naenae Old Boys create the first major upset this season, toppling highly fancied University 8-6. St. Pat’s Old Boys hold last
Above: Hutt Old Boys Marist Power-ed to a 30-28 win over Tawa in round nine of 2018 in a clash of two of the leading teams. PHOTO: NZ Lenz.
The ninth and penultimate round of the 2020 Swindale Shield was originally scheduled this Saturday.
The rugby fields remain unused as Covid-19 ravages